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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues

05/22/2015

Moody's Creates Role of Research Chief

Moody’s is searching for a market veteran to fill a new position overseeing research of asset-backed securities, residential mortgage bonds and...

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05/15/2015

Personal-Loan Deal to Aid Citi's Compliance

Citigroup has agreed to take down a securitization of marketplace loans — an investment that might help the bank meet its obligations to serve...

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05/08/2015

Model MBS Deal Still on Drawing Board

A “benchmark” mortgage-bond offering remains months off.

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05/01/2015

Plan to Expand Risk-Transfer Pools Hits Snag

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac want to expand their risk-transfer programs to include adjustable-rate mortgages, but a technological glitch is holding up the...

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04/24/2015

Values Soaring for Servicer-Advance Bonds

Servicer-advance bonds are gaining value at an accelerated rate.

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04/17/2015

Costs Soar as Common MBS Effort Founders

Frustrations are mounting for the Federal Housing Finance Agency as it attempts to centralize all agency and non-agency mortgage securitizations within a...

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04/03/2015

HSBC Makes Push Into CLO Underwriting

HSBC is seeking assignments to run the books on collateralized loan obligations in the U.S.

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03/27/2015

Lawyers Get Busy on CLO-Retention Tactic

Collateralized loan obligation lawyers think they finally have figured out how to help issuers comply with risk-retention rules.

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03/20/2015

March ABS Issuance Going Out Like a Lion

A wave of asset-backed bond deals is forming.

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03/13/2015

Growing Heloc Fears Trigger Market Slide

Investors holding bonds backed by home-equity lines of credit have suddenly begun dumping the paper on the secondary market, driving prices sharply...

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03/06/2015

Investors Chasing First Marblehead Paper

Investors are suddenly eager to get their hands on student-loan bonds that First Marblehead issued prior to the financial crisis.

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02/27/2015

Credit Suisse Bond Bankers Changing Seats

Credit Suisse has lost a key member of its securitization team, while gaining another.

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